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Being homeless : textual and narrative constructions

Author: Amir B Marvasti
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Being Homeless presents the stories of homelessness as told from the perspectives of the clients, the staff, and a researcher at an emergency shelter. Drawing on in-depth interviews, shelter  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amir B Marvasti
ISBN: 0739106198 9780739106198
OCLC Number: 51518413
Description: ix, 181 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Fieldwork and the research problem --
1. A brief history of homelessness --
2. The constructive demography of homelessness --
3. Literary constructions of homelessness --
4. Ethnographic constructions of homelessness --
5. Abbot House and its clients --
6. The local demography of homeless clients --
7. Staff constructions of the client --
8. Narrative practice and the interactive dynamics of client work --
9. Client constructions of the shelter and homelessness --
Conclusion: the lessons of narrativity.
Responsibility: Amir B. Marvasti.

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Neither pundits nor the larger society have figured out how to view those without shelter as full human beings. In this sophisticated analysis, Marvasti demonstrates how those labeled 'homeless' are Read more...

 
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